Adolfo Gutierrez Quinones aka “Shabba-Doo” was born May 11, 1955 in Chicago, Illinois and died suddenly on December 30, 2020. The cause of death is unknown.
He was a member of “The Original Lockers” and is credited with inventing the dance style known as poppin’ and locking.
He was a dancer, choreographer and actor, best known for his appearances on “Soul Train” and the movies, “Breakin'” in 1984 and “Breakin’ 2 Electric Boogaloo”.
Yesterday, 12/29/2020 on Instagram he posted: “Good news y’all!
I’m feeling all better I’m just a wee bit sluggish from my cold, but the good news is I’m Covid-19 negative! Woo hoo!”
Toni Basil, also an Orignal Lockers posted: “It is with extreme sadness [that] The Lockers family announces the unexpected passing of our beloved Adolfo Shabba-Doo Quinones. In this difficult time, we are requesting privacy.”
He is survived by his two children.